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Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions Posted on Mar 17

Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

Governor Charlie Baker today joined MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve, and Local 103 Union Representative Lou Antonellis as he presented MBTA Wirepersons Kevin O’Brien, Edward Reynolds, Richard Ryan and MBTA Green Line Inspector Stephen Nadolna with citations for their roles in helping to save   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Recognizes MBTA Electricians for Swift Life-Saving Actions

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update Posted on Mar 8

MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update

The MBTA’s Positive Train Control Program staff this week presented updates about the Program to the Fiscal and Management Control Board. The Rail Safety Improvement Act of 2008 defines a Positive Train Control System as a safety system designed to prevent train-to-train collisions, over-speed derailments,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Positive Train Control Technology Update

Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March Posted on Mar 3

Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March

Join the Focus40 team for an interactive Open House on Wednesday, March 15th, 5 to 8 PM, at the MIT Media Lab, Building E14, 75 Amherst Street. We will explore the  3,000+ ideas we collected about how the MBTA can better serve Greater Boston over   …Continue Reading Focus40 Presents: The Ideas of March

MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set Posted on Mar 2

MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set

The MBTA has scheduled a Public Information Meeting for the Ruggles Station Commuter Rail Platform Project as follows: Monday, March 6, 5:00 PM – Open House, 6:00 PM – Presentation, BCYF Tobin Community Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room, 1481 Tremont Street, Boston The MBTA, MassDOT,   …Continue Reading MBTA: Ruggles Station Platform Project Public Meeting Set

Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride’s On-Demand Paratransit Service Posted on Mar 1

Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride's On-Demand Paratransit Service

Governor Charlie Baker and MBTA Acting General Manager Brian Shortsleeve celebrated 10,000 rides in the MBTA’s The RIDE On-Demand Paratransit Pilot Program with ride-share companies Uber and Lyft, and announced that effective March 1st, the program will be open to all eligible users of The   …Continue Reading Governor Baker, MBTA Celebrate Expansion of The Ride’s On-Demand Paratransit Service

MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet Posted on Feb 28

MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board was briefed Monday on a plan to invest $7.9 million to fully overhaul its existing Presidential Conference Committee (PCC) streetcars with new propulsion, brakes, and power supply systems. The plan would extend the life of the Mattapan-Ashmont Station   …Continue Reading MBTA: $7.9 Million Investment to Upgrade Mattapan Fleet

MBTA Names Design-Build Firms Interested in Green Line Extension Project Posted on Feb 21

MBTA Names Design-Build Firms Interested in Green Line Extension Project

The MBTA has announced that an important step has been achieved for the Green Line Extension Project. The evaluation of the Statements of Qualifications (SOQ) for the project has been completed and three highly-qualified teams have been selected for the short list of firms that   …Continue Reading MBTA Names Design-Build Firms Interested in Green Line Extension Project

Governor Baker Announces Launch of Search for Permanent MBTA General Manager Posted on Feb 16

Governor Baker Announces Launch of Search for Permanent MBTA General Manager

Governor Charlie Baker today announced that MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack is launching the search for a permanent CEO and General Manager for the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA). Governor Baker also recommended in his address before the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce, that the MBTA’s   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Announces Launch of Search for Permanent MBTA General Manager

Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm Posted on Feb 12

Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm

Governor Charlie Baker today is urging the people of the Commonwealth to be cautious on the roadways, plan ahead for travel time and prepare for the powerful winter storm affecting much of the state this afternoon and into tomorrow morning, including potential for strong winds   …Continue Reading Governor Baker Urges Caution During Winter Storm

MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links Posted on Feb 12

MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links

MassDOT advises the public to monitor the weather conditions  Sunday and Monday, plan ahead, and check MassDOT and MBTA winter travel resources. The MBTA is continuing to closely monitor conditions and travelers should check T-Alerts at www.mbta.com/alerts for up-to-date service information, sign up to receive   …Continue Reading MassDOT, MBTA: Winter Storm Travel Links